A guarantee today in some ways, not others
Says Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan would "eliminate the guarantee of Medicare."
— Politifact National on Thursday, October 11th, 2012
Using number from a different analysis
Romney’s Medicare plan was estimated to "cost the average senior about $6,000 a year."
— Politifact National on Thursday, October 4th, 2012
Reduces future spending, not current budget
"On Medicare for current retirees, he's cutting $716 billion from the program."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
"Guarantees" less clear than Obama lets on
Says he "will protect your guaranteed benefits" in Medicare while "Mitt Romney would take away Medicare as guaranteed benefits."
— Politifact National on Monday, September 17th, 2012
She recycles claim about old plan
"Republicans would give seniors a (Medicare) voucher that limits what's covered, costing seniors as much as $6,400 more a year."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, September 5th, 2012
Savings not really a cut?
"President Obama is attacking Paul Ryan on Medicare even though it is his administration with the help of Jim Langevin who cut $716 billion from Medicare."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
Repealing 'Obamacare' takes away benefits
The Romney-Ryan plan for Medicare "does not affect" benefits for anyone 55 or older.
— Politifact Florida on Friday, August 24th, 2012
UPDATE: Reconsidering the differences
Paul Ryan’s Medicare plan "could raise future retirees’ costs more than $6,000."
— Politifact National on Thursday, August 23rd, 2012
Needs more explanation
"Under the president's plan, he cuts Medicare by $716 billion, takes that money out of the Medicare trust fund and uses it to pay for Obamacare."
— Politifact Florida on Monday, August 20th, 2012
He said that, more or less
Says U.S. Senate rival Tommy Thompson said he wants to "do away with Medicare."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, June 28th, 2012
Nobody really knows the amount of Medicare fraud.
"We have $60 billion in 2010 in Medicare fraud."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Tuesday, March 20th, 2012
Wrong figure for 1958, better number for 2011
"When I was born, less than 10 percent of the federal budget was entitlement spending. It's now 60 percent of the budget."
— Politifact National on Thursday, February 23rd, 2012
Maybe it will, maybe it won't, one thing's for sure, this is a scare tactic
Suzanne Bonamici supports a plan that will cut choice for Medicare Advantage seniors.
— Politifact Oregon on Saturday, January 21st, 2012
Upon examination, Price claim needs more detail
Congress gave an unelected board "the power to deny care to seniors."
— Politifact Georgia on Friday, January 6th, 2012
Right on Social Security, wrong on Medicare
"Current projections indicate that Medicare will go bankrupt by 2017, while Social Security will bottom out by 2037."
— Politifact Georgia on Friday, October 14th, 2011
No guarantee about guarantees
Says Jon Huntsman supports changes in Medicare that would deny guaranteed benefits to 980,000 New Hampshire residents.
— Politifact National on Tuesday, September 6th, 2011
Right on the numbers, wrong on the credit
"Before Medicare, only 51 percent of Americans 65 and older had health care coverage and nearly 30 percent lived below the poverty line. Today, thanks to Medicare ... nearly all seniors have coverage and 75 percent fewer struggle in poverty."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, August 25th, 2011
She had kind words, but the plan doesn’t “end” Medicare
Says Republican state Sen. Alberta Darling offered "unqualified support" for a plan to end Medicare
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, July 29th, 2011
Money isn't really moved here
"Obamacare takes $500 billion out of Medicare and funds Obamacare."
— Politifact National on Thursday, June 16th, 2011
Under budget, but how much and why are disputed
The Medicare drug program "resulted in the program coming in 40 percent under budget. ... And the reason it was, is because the design was right."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, June 15th, 2011